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[texts]The Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 8 August, 1914 - Unknown
A weekly pictorial supplement to The Queenslander newspaper, published each Saturday. The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony and later federal state of Queensland. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.
Keywords: World War 1; First World War; State Library of Queensland; Queensland
[texts]Myths and Legends of the Torres Strait - Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie
The text is one of the published works of Margaret Lawrie,retelling the myths and legends of Torres Strait Islands culture. She gathered first hand information and material about the myths, legends, languages,history, art and culture of the region; which is located north of Queensland in Australia.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Torres Strait Islands; folklore; legends; myths; stories; indigenous
Downloads: 177
[texts]Tales from Torres Strait - Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie
The text is one of the published works of Margaret Lawrie,retelling the myths and legends of Torres Strait Islands culture. She gathered first hand information and material about the myths, legends, languages,history, art and culture of the region; which is located north of Queensland in Australia.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Torres Strait Islands; Margaret Lawrie; folklore; legends; myths; stories; indigenous
Downloads: 47
[texts]Tritton's Furniture & Furnishings Catalogue - F. Tritton Limited.
A domestic furniture catalogue from a Brisbane based furniture company showcasing the interior design of the era. The company was based in George Street in Brisbane City, with factories in South Brisbane and West End. The catalogue includes illustrations for bedroom suites, dining tables, rugs, phonographs, sewing machines and other sundry items as well as a price list for customers to plan their purchases.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Brisbane; furniture; domestic furniture; household goods; design; interior design; catalogue; furniture company; furnishings
Downloads: 110
[texts]A Few Facts About Polynesian Labour In Queensland - Maurice Hume Black
The text is the views of the author about the state of the Polynesian labour force in Queensland. The author discusses the changing nature of the labour force and opinions of others related to the industry.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; employment; blackbirding; Australian South Sea Islanders; kanaka; Polynesian labour; sugar industry
Downloads: 15
[texts]The Curse And Its Cure - T.P Lucas (Thomas Pennington)
Futuristic fiction work published in 1894 about what Brisbane would be like in the future. There are two volumes: V1. The ruins of Brisbane in the year 2000; and V.2. Brisbane rebuilt in the year 2200. 
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; science fiction; fiction; Brisbane
Downloads: 37
[texts]Winter Holidays Along The Great Barrier Reef - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
This brief tourist guide promotes holidays to the Great Barrier Reef during winter in North Queensland. It advises on train travel to the area via the Sunshine Route rail line and includes suggestions of recreational activities for tourists. Includes a map of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Great Barrier Reef; North Queensland; tourist guide; travel; winter; holiday
Downloads: 7
[texts]Cairns Short Tours - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A brief tourist guide about short motor, rail and steamer tours in the Cairns region. Provides itinerary details such as timetables and fare prices.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Cairns; North Queensland; travel; tourist guide; holiday
Downloads: 5
[texts]Short Tours Around Cairns - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A brief information guide for tourists traveling around Cairns. The text provides advice on tours by train and steamer, such as fares and timetables. Includes two maps of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Cairns; tourist guide; travel; holiday; North Queensland
Downloads: 10
[texts]Short Tours Around Townsville - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A guide promoting tourism around the Townsville area of North Queensland, including tours of the Botanical Gardens, Castle Hill Lookout, Mount St. John Bird Sanctuary and Ross River Meatworks, The guide includes advice on both road and steamer tours, pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Townsville; North Queensland; travel; tourist guide; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]Darling Downs In Southern Queensland - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting the attractions of the Darling Downs region including the major towns of Toowoomba and Warwick. The guide includes a map and pictorial content.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 12
[texts]Blue Days On The South Coast - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting the surf culture of the South East Coast of Queensland. The guide includes pictorial content and advises of holiday accommodation and recreational activities in popular tourist destinations such as Coolangatta and Surfer's paradise.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; South East Queensland; Gold Coast; surfing; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 6
[texts]The Granite Belt - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide for the Darling Downs district and the Granite Belt of Southern Queensland. The guide promotes aspects particular to the region such as the fruit growing industry and the rugged highlands. Includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Granite Belt; South Queensland; travel; tourist guide; Stanthorpe; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]Long Island, Happy Bay, Great Barrier Reef - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text is a tourist guide promoting Long Island in the Whitsunday archipelago on the North East Queensland coast. The guide advises on accommodation, costs and transport to the island, as well as providing information on recreational activities and the surrounding areas.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Long Island; Whitsunday passage; North Queensland; travel; tourist guide; Great Barrier Reef; holiday
Downloads: 16
[texts]The Tropic Coast - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting the North-East shoulder of Queensland as the 'Gateway to the Tropics' and an ideal holiday destination. Townsville and Cairns are among the major towns mentioned, as well as the islands of the Great Barrier Reef. The guide contains pictorial content and a map of the Tropic Coast area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Tropic Coast; Townsville; Cairns; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 5
[texts]Pearls Of The Pacific - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide to the recreational beaches and resorts of the Gold Coast below Brisbane in South East Queensland. The popular destinations highlighted include Southport, Surfer's Paradise, Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. The guide provides transport and accommodation advice and includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Gold Coast; South East Queensland; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]Cairns, Innisfail, Paronella Park - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting the littoral and inland areas between Cairns and Innisfail, including one day tours to Paronella Park 120km south of Innisfail. The guide provides rail timetables, costs and pictorial content.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Cairns; Innisfail; Paronella Park; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 14
[texts]Heron Island - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting Heron Island on the Capricorn Coast of North Queensland. Heron Island's proximity to the Great Barrier Reef makes it an ideal tourist destination and the guide advises on accommodation, bookings and activities. Includes pictorial content and a map of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Heron Island; Capricorn Coast; North Queensland; Great Barrier Reef; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 7
[texts]Cairns & Hinterland, Queensland - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide promoting Cairns and the surrounding hinterland as a holiday destination. The natural attractions of the area are highlighted such as Barron Gorge, Barron Falls and the Crater Lakes. The guide includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Cairns; hinterland; travel; holiday; tourist guide
Downloads: 5
[texts]Cairns And Hinterland - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A brief tourist guide to the Cairns and hinterland area of North Queensland, promoting the tourist season of May - September. The guide includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Cairns; hinterland; North Queensland; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]Peaks And Plateaux - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide to popular mountain holiday destinations of South Queensland including Mt Tamborine and Lamington National Park. The guide advertises the resort accommodation in these areas and the natural attractions of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; South East Queensland; Mt Tamborine; Lamington National Park; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]Queensland Is Different - Queensland Governement Tourist Bureau
A tourist guide with pictorial content promoting the different landscapes of Queensland, and the State's suitability as a year round holiday destination. The guide promotes North Queensland in winter and South Queensland in summer, as well as the popular destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Great Barrier Reef; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 6
[texts]A Warm Welcome - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A brief illustrated guide to Dunk Island off the coast of North Queensland and it's attractions as a tropical holiday destination. The guide promotes the recreational activities and accommodation on the island and includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; North Queensland; Dunk Island; holiday; travel; tourist guide
Downloads: 7
[texts]Toowoomba And The Darling Downs - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau.
A tourist guide to Toowoomba and the Darling Downs district. The guide promotes tours of the city sights and scenic tours of the surrounding natural attractions and points of interest. Includes pictorial content and a map.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Toowoomba; Darling Downs; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 13
[texts]Moreton Bay Queensland - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A guide promoting tourism to the Moreton Bay area, encompassing Bribie, Stradbroke and Moreton Islands off the coast of South East Queensland. The guide includes pictorial content and a map, and highlights beach activities such as fishing and swimming as well as mentioning the mainland areas of Redcliffe, Sandgate and Cleveland in Brisbane.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Moreton Bay; South East Queensland; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 13
[texts]Lindeman Island - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
A fold out tourist guide to Lindeman Island in the Whitsunday passage in North Queensland. The guide briefly discusses accommodation, recreation, climate and the cost of transport from various points such as Brisbane and Sydney.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Whitsunday passage; Lindeman Island; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 9
[texts]The Sunshine Route Along The Coast To Cairns - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text is a fold out tourist guide for train travel of the Sunshine Route railway line from Brisbane to Cairns. Designed for easy reading, the guide promotes the railway line and it's service, such as accommodation and sights. The guide includes pictorial content and a map of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Sunshine Route; train travel; travel; tourist guide; Cairns
Downloads: 10
[texts]Brisbane From The Air - F. W. Thiel
A photographic souvenir booklet that reproduces the first photographs taken from Brisbane from an aeroplane in September 1919. The views depict Brisbane from an aerial aspect, and many landmarks and places of interest are able to be spotted. Each photograph has an accompanying description statement.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Brisbane; aerial photography; souvenir
Downloads: 18
[texts]Glimpses Of Sunny Queensland - Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
A pictorial souvenir of Queensland for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco 1915. The pictures depict the scenery, life and industries of the State for an international audience. The photographs have brief captions that depict many aspects of Queensland life.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Brisbane; Panama-Pacific International Expostition 1915; photographs; souvenir
Downloads: 10
[texts]Mackay For The Tourist - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text is a fold out tourist guide to the town of Mackay. Designed for easy reading, the guide covers briefly the history of the town, the city centre, attractions of the area and it's climate and industries. The guide includes pictorial content and a map of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Mackay; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 15
[texts]Nature's Masterpiece - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text promotes the tours between Mackay and Lindeman Island in the Whitsunday passage in North Queensland. Mainly pictorial and including a map of the area, the guide provides information on accommodation, transport and attractions of the Whitsunday passage.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Mackay; Whitsunday passage; Lindeman Island; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 3
[texts]Townsville And The Tropic Coast - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text is a tourist guide to the North Queensland littoral zone of the Tropic Coast. A brief history is provided of Townsville and the other major townships, as well as the tourist destinations of Magnetic, Palm and Hinchinbrook Island. The guides includes pictorial content and a map of North Queensland.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; North Queensland; Tropic Coast; Townsville; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 6
[texts]Why Not Queensland - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau.
A tourist guide to visiting Queensland in North East of Australia. General travel advice is given about climate, scenic attractions, flora and fauna and means of access to the state. The text is accompanied by pictorial content and a map of Queensland.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 7
[texts]North Queensland Periodical 1925 - Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
A 1925 edition of a periodical about North Queensland and it's development as an agricultural hub and tourist destination. The text includes details of the major centres and their industries, natural attractions, resources and advertisements for local businesses.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; North Queensland; periodical; travel; handbook; tourist guide
Downloads: 14
[texts]Bundaberg Almanac 1911 - W. Eadie
The text is the 1911 edition of Eadie's illustrated Bundaberg almanac and business directory. The almanac includes Bundaberg history and statistics, a farming calendar, postal and railway information, tide tables, a list of eclipses and local government offices.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Bundaberg; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 185
[texts]Munro's Port Curtis Almanac 1899 - William Munro
The text is the 1899 edition of the Port Curtis almanac for miners' and settlers'; published by William Munro. The almanac includes a calendar, moon phases, sun rise and sun sets, exchange tables, planting tables, mail service advice, a list of authorised registrars and magistrates and of stamp duty charges.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Port Munro; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 87
[texts]Munro's Port Curtis Almanac 1891 - William Munro
The text is the 1891 edition of the Port Curtis almanac for miners' and settlers'; published by William Munro. The almanac includes a calendar, moon phases, sun rise and sun sets, exchange tables, planting tables, mail service advice, a list of authorised registrars and magistrates and of stamp duty charges.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Port Curtis; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 35
[texts]Blake's Central Queensland Almanac 1891 - E. Chas Blake
The text is the 1891 edition of Blake's Central Queensland Almanac and business directory for the Central Queensland district, including Rockhampton. The almanac includes domestic tips, a calendar, astronomical phases, postal and mail service information, train timetables and medicinal advice.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Central Queensland; Rockhampton; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 51
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1910 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1909 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 96
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1909 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1909 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 71
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1907 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1907 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 61
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1905 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1905 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 82
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1902 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1898 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 54
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1900 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1900 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 52
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1898 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1898 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 41
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1897 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1897 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 38
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1886 - W.H Groom
The text is the 1886 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 37
[texts]Groom's Almanac 1885 - W.H. Groom
The text is an almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Darling Downs; Toowoomba; Roma; almanac; compendium; handbook; diary; gazette; annual; calendar
Downloads: 33
[texts]Mackay, Bowen And Whitsunday Passage - Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
The text is a tourist guide to the littoral zone between Mackay and Bowen. It describes the district and industries to the visitor, as well as recreational activities; accompanied by pictorial content and a map of the area.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Mackay; Bowen; Whitsunday passage; tourist guide; travel; holiday
Downloads: 10
[texts]Maryborough Almanac 1874 - W.S. Roberts
The 1874 edition of the Maryborough almanac and Wide Bay and Burnett business directory, with information including calendars, planting guides, tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Keywords: State Library of Queensland; Queensland; Maryborough; Wide Bay; compendium; calendar; diary; gazette; handbook; almanac; annual
Downloads: 63
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